04 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

There’s No Music Like His Music

He’s back! On Friday, March 6th, Fred Barton will be back, yet again, with his 14 piece orchestra and cast of Broadway singers and dancers to present the cannon of another show stopping composer. On this occasion Fred will welcome Tony winning star, Karen Ziemba (2000, Contact) to the stage along with Broadway favorites, Brent […]

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24 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

An Interview with Jennifer Backhaus, Founder of Backhausdance

On Friday, February 27th, Backhausdance will come bouncing on to the Schimmel stage (along with hundreds of tiny red bouncing balls) for the New York premier of Elasticity of the Almost along with a remounting of their successful Incandescent. The company will stay with us through Saturday the 28th and will even contribute to our […]

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12 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Musicians of the Highest Order: An Interview with the Legendary Béla Fleck

All of us at the Schimmel are ecstatic to be welcoming back premiere banjo legend, Béla Fleck. Mr. Fleck sold out our house two years ago with his acclaimed “Banjo Summit.” This time, he is partnering with the enterprising new chamber orchestra from Brooklyn, The Knights. I recently corresponded with the great banjo legend about […]

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23 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Musicians of the Highest Order: An Interview with Colin Jacobsen, Artistic Director of “The Knights.”

All of us at the Schimmel are very excited to be welcoming Brooklyn’s most dynamic and exciting new Chamber Orchestra, The Knights. The group will be playing with special guest, Béla Fleck, the undisputed banjo master for one night only on Wednesday, January 28. I recently sat down to ask Colin Jacobsen, Artistic Director of […]

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05 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Béla Fleck announced as The Knight’s special guest!

The exuberant and contemporary chamber orchestra, The Knights, is coming to the Schimmel on Wednesday, January 28, for an exciting concert performance. Joining them will be 15 time Grammy award winner, Béla Fleck. Mr. Fleck is known world over as the world’s premier banjo player. Mr. Fleck sold out two years ago with our Banjo […]

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